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A Touch Of Gold

Posted by Lori Pepe-Lunche on Saturday, January 19, 2013, In : DIY 

I'm missing the sparkle of the holidays so I thought I'd bring a little back with a quick and easy project that has a casual but chic flare.

Gold leafing can be so easy. Especially if you are working on a small piece and you don't care if it's perfect. 

To zip up a small plant container, just grab an old, used, terra-cotta pot and make sure you wipe off any mud on the exterior surface. I purposely left the white staining on the sides because I prefer the casual used look.

Pick up some gold le...
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Manzanita Madness

Posted by Lori Pepe-Lunche on Friday, April 20, 2012, In : DIY 

If you've been following my blog adventures for any length of time, you'll know that I'm CRAZY about branches, especially Manzanita. I always recommend keeping a few branches around. They can be used in so many different ways!

You can even make a quick and easy pendant light!

All you need are 3 sandblasted Manzanita branches (that you can get here),

and a light socket and some nylon covered electrical cord (that you can get at your local hardware store or here).

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As an Interior Designer, I am constantly looking for new ways of re-purposing and re-using what people already have as well as finding new resources for affordable furnishings. This is just a place to share great resources, ideas, information about the trades, and ways of doing things yourself to help make your own home fabulous! 

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